When someone is brought up on criminal charges in Tennessee, regardless of the type, the first reaction they may have to the situation is one of hopelessness. It can be easy to start imagining the worst, and that can be made even easier to do if you presume too much.
What the average person may not realize is that there are typically a number of different legal options available to them. Learning what those options are, particularly in the context of charges of driving under the influence, is something that should be done by consulting with an attorney.
The case of former NBA player Lamar Odom might serve as a good example of what we are talking about.